Arch Hires Chaucer’s Bauckham for Terrorism, Political Violence & War Team; Dale Moves Into Marine Treaty With 2 Hires From MS Amlin

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at Arch Insurance International and Dale Underwriting Partners. A summary of these new hires follows here. Arch Insurance Int’l Hires Chaucer’s Bauckham for Terrorism, Political Violence & War Team Arch Insurance International has announced the appointment of Andrew Bauckham as head of Terrorism, Political Violence & War, … Read more

Guy Carpenter Names N. America GC Access Exec Team; Marsh Promotes Perry for Political Risk & Structured Credit; WTW’s Hodgkinson to Join BMS Asia

This edition of International People Moves details appointments at three brokers: Guy Carpenter, Marsh and BMS. A summary of these new hires follows here. Guy Carpenter Announces GC Access Leadership in North America Reinsurance broker Guy Carpenter announced the appointments of Matt Petka to president of GC Access North America and branch manager of Guy … Read more

Lib Dems urge clarity on Boris Johnson’s discussions with political adviser

The Liberal Democrats have urged Downing Street to clarify whether Boris Johnson — who is resisting the idea of an energy windfall tax — has discussed the issue with his informal political adviser Sir Lynton Crosby, whose companies represent various clients in the oil and gas industry. The UK prime minister has been holding off … Read more

Analysis-Australian women unleash new political force on climate, integrity By Reuters

3/3 © Reuters. FILE PHOTO: Voters line up outside a Marrickville suburb polling station to cast their ballots on the day of the national election in Sydney, Australia, May 21, 2022. REUTERS/Jaimi Joy/File Photo 2/3 By Kirsty Needham SYDNEY (Reuters) – Professional women and voters concerned about climate change unleashed a third force in Australia’s … Read more

In Xi Jinping’s big year, political price of China’s pandemic policy climbs

Protests bubbling in big cities, dismal economic indicators and rampant discontent online — China‘s zero-Covid policy is morphing from a propaganda victory to a political liability for President Xi Jinping. Hard lockdowns, mass testing and tight border controls had for two years batted back the virus and led to relatively few deaths in the world’s … Read more

Élisabeth Borne, a French technocrat with a political point to prove

It is easy to underestimate Élisabeth Borne, the newly appointed French prime minister. Labour unions did a few years ago when they faced off against her over a fraught move to open up the railways to competition. Decrying the veteran civil servant, then transport minister, as too rigid, they demanded to speak directly to the … Read more

Maharashtra government ‘killed’ political reservation for OBCs: Devendra Fadnavis

Senior BJP leader Devendra Fadnavis on Wednesday claimed that the incompetence of the Maha Vikas Aghadi (MVA) government in Maharashtra deprived the Other Backward Classes (OBCs) of reservation in the local body elections even as Madhya Pradesh secured the same. The ministers in the MVA government “who failed to get the OBC quota” should resign, … Read more

Under political pressure, Biden officials toughen border message By Reuters

6/6 © Reuters. A migrant is pat-down before boarding a removal flight to Guatemala after she was determined not to have a legal basis to stay in the U.S., at Valley International Airport in Harlingen, Texas, U.S. May 17, 2022. REUTERS/Veronica G. Cardenas 2/6 By Ted Hesson and Veronica Cardenas HARLINGEN, TEXAS (Reuters) – U.S. … Read more

congress: Sonia Gandhi announces forming political advisory group, task force on organisation reforms

Udaipur (Rajasthan): Congress president Sonia Gandhi on Sunday announced forming an advisory group from among CWC members which would meet regularly to discuss political matters, but asserted it was “not a collective decision-making body” and would help her get the benefit of vast experience of senior colleagues. The Congress president also announced that a compact … Read more

UK North Sea Sees Chance for Political Reprieve in Energy Crisis

Breadcrumb Trail Links PMN Business Author of the article: Bloomberg News Laura Hurst Publishing date: May 14, 2022  •  16 minutes ago  •  5 minute read  •  Join the conversation Article content (Bloomberg) — Six months ago, UK North Sea oil and gas faced the bleakest outlook in its 50-year history. The government was focused on … Read more